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VILLAGE HALL

www.bostonspavillagehall.co.uk is the new website for the Village Hall where you will find full listings of activities and facilities available.

 

The Hall is a dominant feature in the centre of the Village with excellent parking facilities at the rear.  The Main Hall has its own stage area capable of hosting major musical and drama events.  The complex also includes the Jubilee Room which is used extensively by smaller groups for leisure activities and for meetings.  This room is also used as a meeting place for a support group joint venture established by the Alzheimers’s Society and Wetherby In Support of the Elderly (WISE).

The Main Hall has a full service kitchen attached plus improved toilet facilities and both Halls have tearoom facilities.  A further improvement within the Main Hall has been the refurbishment of the Audio Loop coupled with the installation of a versatile P A system. This work was carried out courtesy of a generous grant from the Boston Spa and Tadcaster Round Table.

Separately, the Lounge attached to the Main Hall is now transformed into the WISE Community Café on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  After only just over a year in being, the Café attracts significant numbers of well satisfied customers. Do call in for a coffee, snack or a light lunch between 10.00am and 3.30.pm.

The most significant development in the past year has been the restoration of the original Roof Light in the Old Snooker Room - made possible through the generosity of a local benefactor. This has attracted much favourable comment and has transformed the room, which is carpeted and is especially suited to creative activities, lectures or for private functions.  An innovative aspect is that the Roof Light is illuminated with low energy lighting during the hours of darkness and now acts as a welcoming ‘beacon’ as you pass through the Village. New toilet facilities are planned to further enhance the Old Snooker Room.

Smaller meetings of up to, say, twenty may wish to avail themselves of two further meeting rooms.

The core activities of the complex revolve around the regular weekly groups and functions plus increasing numbers of Children’s Birthday parties. Groups include Pilates, Yoga, Bodytone, Tai Chi, Zumba, Badminton plus a local Guitar Club. In addition, there are regular weekly dance and drama sessions for children during term times via AMK Dance, Baby Ballet and Theatreworks - the latter also produces end of term audience productions - often for charity.

On a monthly basis, the Women’s Institute hold meetings with guest speakers on a wide variety of topics. Contact details for the many groups are available via the Village Hall notice boards

The Main Hall is home to the nationally renowned Jazz in the Spa Saturday evening sessions which take place all year round - http://www.jazzinthespa.co.uk/ whilst the Jubilee Room hosts the Free ’n’ Easy Variety Evenings generally on the first Sunday of each month with an ‘Open Mic’ invitation for budding local performers.

Annual events include the Boston Spa Real Ale Festival in February - website and the ever popular Art & Crafts Exhibition in October. Several times per year on a Sunday, well attended Camera Fairs set up in the Main Hall.

We welcome enquiries to reserve the facilities but please note that Saturday evenings are taken many months ahead. The Main Hall is readily available for functions on Fridays and Sundays, however. To make a reservation, please contact the Bookings Secretary, Christine Harrison on 07989 265 507 or by e-mail . Alternatively, to view the facilities, please call at the Hall on weekday mornings between 8.30 am and 12.30 pm and ask our caretaker, Colin, to show you round.

TABLE OF ACTIVITIES

Day Time Activity Contact Telephone
Monday 09.10-10.00 Active Mums S Beeson 07821 904957
 10.30-12.30French Conversation            G Begaud07969 864444
 09.30-11.30 Children's Dance K Hale 07917 757566
 18.30-21.30French Conversation            G Begaud07969 864444
 19.00-20.00PilatesT Blakey07500 909638  
Tuesday09.30-11.30Ashtanga Yoga D Erodotu07984 408939
 13.30-14.30Pilates V Furnell 07786 033364 
 18.30-20.00YogaH Newman 07823 442358  
 19.15-20.30Active MumsS Beeson07821 904957 
 19.30-20.30 Pilates T Blakey 07500 909638             
Wednesday 09.30-10.30 Pilates M Reader 07866 862074
 17.30-18.30 Karate F Harper07887 710400 
 19.00-20.30 Yoga S Tennant 07845 996868
 19.30-21.30 WI-first Wednesday            R Gregory01937 844702          
Thursday 09.30-10.30ZumbaK Clark 07760 177000 
 10.30-11.15 Slower Paced Zumba  
Thursday 11.15-12.00 Seated Zumba               
18.30-20.30 Ashtanga Yoga            D Erodotu 07984 408939
 19.30-21.30Boston Breakaways B Duncan01937 584318 
 19.30-21.30Wine Tasting-second Thursday J Butterwick 07910 720439 
Friday 14.00-16.00 Badminton G Backhouse 01937 844972 
  14.00-15.00Tai Chi N Bothwell 07906 637111
  18.00-19.00 KarateD Baker 07852 131880 
Saturday 09.30-11.15 Baby Ballet Z Johnson 01274 880219
 14.00-16.00Theatreworks Brenda07977 235331 
19.00-22.30 Jazz in the Spa L Brown 01937 842636